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Betty J. Groesch

November 28, 1922 - May 30, 2008

SPRINGFIELD – Betty J. Groesch, 85, of Springfield died at 3:50 a.m. Friday, May 30, 2008, at Oak Terrace Healthcare.

She was born Nov. 28, 1922, in Lincoln, the daughter of Thomas E. and Leota Bowyer McNelly. She married Louis Groesch on Jan. 7, 1943; he preceded her in death on Feb. 29, 1996. She also was preceded in death by her parents, four brothers and a sister.

Mrs. Groesch was a lifelong resident of Springfield. She was owner and operator of Betty’s Beauty Salon for 30 years.

She was a member of St. Agnes Church, New Comers Allums and Catholic Daughters of America.

Surviving are two daughters, Catherine Groesch and Nancy L. Groesch, both of Springfield; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday, June 1, 2008, at Staab Funeral Home. Funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, June 2, 2008, at St. Agnes Church with the Rev. Robert Jallas officiating. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery.

Memorials to the American Heart Association.

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